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"IF WE COULD FIRST LEARN WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING, WE WOULD BE BETTER ABLE TO JUDGE WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT."

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Bachelor of Sport Science (BS)

School of Business and Economics
Atlantic International University


The Bachelor of Sport Science (BS) program provides students with the knowledge necessary to apply the management principles, concepts, and practices associated with the operations and maintenance of sports and recreation facilities. Students learn to interpret the legal and regulatory issues associated with recreational, officially sanctioned, and professional sports. The Bachelor of Sport Science (BS) program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Sport Science (BS) curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)


Core Courses and Topics in Sport Science:

    Organization and Management in Sports
    Leadership Principles in Sports
    Personnel Management in Sports
    Sports Marketing
    Sports Managerial Accounting
    Sports Promotion and Event Planning
    Public Relations in Sports
    Fundraising in Sports
    Sports Facilities Management
    Sports Law and Risk Management
    Sociology of Sports
    Psychology of Sports
    Legal Concepts in Sports
    Agent Business
    Sports Broadcasting

Orientation Courses:

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Seminar Administrative Development (Book Summary)
  • Seminar Cultural Development (Practical Experience)
  • Seminar International Development (Publications)


Research Project in Sport Science:

Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Sport Science graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Career Center Bachelor of Sport Science

Employment Opportunities for Sport Science

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Special Events Manager
  • General / Operations Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Operations Manager
  • Event Coordinator

 

Professional Associations

  • International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • The Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine (IPSM)

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